Keyaira’s Internship at the Missouri Department of Conservation
Keyaira earned a Green Works summer internship at the Missouri Department of Conservation. Keyaira plans to study early childhood education.
Roxana’s Internship at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Roxana earned a Green Works summer internship at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. Roxana is going to college in the fall and planning a career in biochemistry.
New Funding from Spire
We’re excited to announce that Spire has just awarded Green Works a grant for operational funding. Spire is the new company name for the former Missouri Gas Energy. Thanks Spire for supporting our students and Kansas City’s future young leaders!
Local news covers our job site visit to Olsson Associates
Last week Olsson Associates hosted our Green Works’ Excelerate students for a job site visit where the students had the opportunity to talk to Olsson employees, tour their offices, and try their hand at designing bike routes from midtown to the River Market. Shayla Patrick…
Caring for Birds Community Education
We had another full house on Saturday March 10th for our community education program called Caring for Birds. Speakers Paige Witek from the Missouri River Bird Observatory and Kimberly Hess from Lakeside Nature Center told us about their work and how to help birds. (Don’t…
Feed the Birds, the Bees and the Butterflies
Green Works is hosting a free community education program on Saturday, January 20th from 4 – 5:30pm at our classroom space. Learn how you can make a difference for local wildlife by installing bird feeders in the winter, and planting native plants including butterfly host…
We surpassed our year-end matching goal!
Thanks to everyone who donated to Green Works at the end of the year and helped us surpass our year-end matching goal. A handful of funders agreed to match year-end contributions to Green Works in honor of our 10 year anniversary. Thanks to our supporters…